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Word of the day

Dissensus  – widespread disagreement, dissatisfaction or dissent;  inability of a group to reach unanimous agreement; (in law) the mutual agreement of the parties to a simple contract obligation that it shall be dissolved or annulled;  an undoing of the consensus which created the obligation.

Language

dissensus: Word of the day for September 26, 2016

dissensus , n :
Disagreement, especially when widespread. The first general election debate of the 2016 United States presidential election, takes place today.

"dissensus : Disagreement, especially when widespread. The first general election debate of the 2016..."

“dissensus : Disagreement, especially when widespread. The first general election debate of the 2016 United States presidential election, takes place today.”

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Scott & Brannon, "Democracy, Struggle, and the Praxis of Assessment"

Scott, Tony & Lil Brannon, “Democracy, Struggle, and the Praxis of Assessment” CCC 65.2 (Dec. 2013): 273-298.

Scott and Brannon—like Gallagher, Huot, and Broad—see program assessment “as a site of struggle for the democratization of education” (275). 643 more words

Assessment

Why I burned my EU referendum ballot paper

You can listen to a podcast of this blogpost here. Otherwise, just read on :)

Dear reader,

Because I’m out of the country on EU referendum polling day, I received my ballot paper early, intending to vote by post. 4,691 more words

Capitalism